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Encyclopedia > Speeder bike

The term speeder bike describes any of a variety of small personal transport vehicles in the fictional Star Wars universe that use repulsorlift engines to hover above the ground and move very rapidly. It can be compared to a motorcycle on Earth. Below are some variants: The Trikke is a Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) This article is about the means of transport. ... The Three Graces, here in a painting by Sandro Botticelli, were the goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility in Greek mythology. ... Opening logo to the Star Wars films Star Wars is a science fantasy saga and fictional galaxy created by writer / producer / director George Lucas during the 1970s. ... The deepest visible-light image of the cosmos, the Hubble Ultra Deep Field. ... A repulsorlift is an anti-gravity technology in the fictional Star Wars universe, capable of levitating any object to which it is applied. ... A motorcycle or motorbike is any two-wheeled vehicle powered by an engine. ... Earth (IPA: , often referred to as the Earth, Terra, the World or Planet Earth) is the third planet in the solar system in terms of distance from the Sun, and the fifth largest. ...

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74-Z Speeder Bike

A Scout Trooper on a 74-Z Speeder Bike.
A Scout Trooper on a 74-Z Speeder Bike.

The 74-Z Speeder Bike army speeder bikes were used by the Old Republic, Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance, for reconnaissance and rapid transportation in combat zones. They were equipped with com-link jamming devices and armed with a single blaster-cannon. In the Star Wars movies, the 74-Z is most prominent in Return of the Jedi, being used by the scout troopers on forest moon of Endor. Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia engage in a speeder bike chase with the scout troopers. The 74-Z speederbike also makes a brief appearance in Revenge of the Sith during the "Order 66" sequence, on an ice planet. Two Clone Troopers on BARC speederbikes were escorting a female Jedi Master on a 74-Z. They immediately swung back and fired on the speeder when Cos Palpatine gave the order. Amazingly, after several blaster strikes and two collisions, the speeder itself was largly intact after being shot down. These speeder bikes were also meant to be shown during the Battle of Geonosis in Attack of the Clones, but their scenes were cut at the animatics stage. File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Scout troopers are a division of the Imperial Stormtroopers in the fictional Star Wars saga, and appeared in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. ... // A military or military force (n. ... The Galactic Republic is the name of the interplanetary government used in the fictional Star Wars universe prior to the establishment of the Galactic Empire. ... This article or section may need to be cleaned up and rewritten because it describes a work of fiction in a primarily in-universe style. ... In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Rebel Alliance, or more formally, the Alliance to Restore the Republic, was an interstellar political resistance force formed in direct military opposition to the Galactic Empire. ... Mixed reconnaissance patrol of the Polish Home Army and the Soviet Red Army during Operation Tempest, 1944 Reconnaissance is the military term for the active gathering of information about an enemy, or other conditions, by physical observation. ... Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, is a science fiction film that debuted in 1983, and re-released with changes in 1997 and 2004. ... A scout trooper atop a speeder bike on the Endor moon Scout troopers are a division of the Imperial stormtroopers in the fictional Star Wars saga, and made their first appearance in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. ... Distance from Core 43,300 light years Sector Moddell Number of Suns 2 Population 30 million Points of Interest Imperial Shield Generator (destroyed during Galactic Civil War) Surface water 8% Affiliation Galactic Empire, Rebel Alliance, Ewok In the fictional universe of Star Wars, the forest moon of Endor, also known... Luke Skywalker (born 19 BBY) is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe, portrayed by Mark Hamill. ... Her Royal Highness, Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan (born in 19 BBY), born Leia Amidala Skywalker, is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe played by Aiden Barton in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, actress Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episodes IV-VI, and by Ann... Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is the third episode of the Star Wars film series (but the sixth film to be produced), to be released on Thursday, May 19, 2005. ... Combatants Galactic Republic Confederacy of Independent Systems Commanders Yoda Mace Windu Luminara Unduli Obi-Wan Kenobi Kit Fisto Ki-Adi-Mundi Aayla Secura Eeth Koth Plo Koon Shaak Ti Coleman Trebor Agen Kolar Count Dooku Poggle the Lesser Nute Gunray Wat Tambor Shu Mai Sevrance Tann San Hill Other... Film poster for Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) is the fifth Star Wars science fiction movie released and the second part of the prequel trilogy which began with Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. ...


BARC Speeder

The BARC Speeder (Biker Advanced Recon Commando Speeder) was a fast and armed Speeder Bike used by the Clone Troopers and their Jedi Generals during the Clone Wars. Powered by a repulsorlift engine to keep it hovering, the BARC was piloted by special elite pilots called Biker Advanced Recon Commandos (BARC Troopers). Since the BARC moved at such a high speed, the BARC Trooper's helmet had a focus visor portruding from the front. This helped the trooper from getting distracted and accidentally crashing or colliding.


The front of the BARC speeder is not well armoured. In the event of an anticipated crash, the BARC Speeder has an eject option. The BARC was the scourge of the skirmishes among the Separatist Droid Forces. it was armed with two powerful proton torpedo launchers and plasma blasters mounted on the back engines behind the pilot. BARCs were common for anti-personnel missions, and, along with their more heavily armored cousins, the Swamp Speeders or ISPs, accompanied troopers during battles as support. The Swamp Speeder or Infantry Support Platfrom Speeder (ISP Speeder) is a vehicle from the fictional universe of Star Wars. ...


Many Jedi generals chose to ride into battle on a BARC speeder with their mounted platoon behind them. The BARC's most notable appearance was on the battle of Kashyyyk, in which BARC speeders fended off droid forces and rapidly decimated Droid counterattacks. However, after the climactic end of the Clone War, BARC Speeders, along with Clone Troopers and the entire Old Republic was quickly forgotten when Darth Sidious created the new Galactic Empire. Kashyyyk (IPA: ), also known as Wookiee Planet C, is a fictional planet in the Star Wars universe. ...


Lancer Swoop Bike

The Lancer Swoop Bike, also known as Lancer Speeders, were used by the Galactic Republic, for covert raids and other special missions. They resembled standard 74-Z speederbikes, except they were white and had an armoured front vaguely resembling a horse's head. They could attain speeds of several hundred kilometres per hour and climb steep cliffs when in great speed. They were piloted by special squads of clone troopers armed with lances, which took advantage of the vehicle's speed to deliver direct damage upon impact. Lancer speeders were specifically armoured for close quarters combat, whereas regular speeder bikes would not be effective if used in such a manner. - Senator Palpatine Form of Government Federal Republic Official language Basic Capital Coruscant Head of Government Chancellor Establishment c. ...


The Lancer speeders were used at the Battle of Muunilist, where they were engaged in battle against a contingent of IG Lancer droids led by the bounty hunter Durge. Under the command of Obi-Wan Kenobi, the lancer speeders performed on par with the enemy. However, the two lancer contingents largely destroyed each other, with few survivors save the leaders. Later during the battle, Obi-Wan used his Lancer Swoop Bike to gain speed and propel himself to the top of the Intergalactic Banking Clan Command Centre. IG Lancer droids are a fictional type of droid inhabiting the Star Wars universe. ... A bounty hunter is an individual who seeks out fugitives (hunting) for a monetary reward (bounty), for apprehending by law, if such laws exist. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Obi-Wan Ben Kenobi (57 – 0 BBY) is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. ... Integral member of the Separatists in the Star Wars saga, it was responsible for financing the interests of the Confederacy of Independent Systems during the clone wars. ...


Swamp Speeder

The Swamp Speeder or Infantry Support Platform Speeder (ISP Speeder) is a vehicle from the fictional universe of Star Wars. A clone vehicle used on Kashyyyk and other planets, It is useful on marshy terrains. It is piloted by two clones and powered by dual repulsorlift engines to keep it floating above the murky surface of various planets. it travels at extreme speeds, and therefore requires specially trained pilots. The ISP Speeder provided additional support for the Clone Troopers battling with the Separatist Droid Army. ISPs were propelled by a high-power rotary fan. The pilots were more or less open to fire from snipers or even regular infantry, but because of its high speed, the ISP's pilots were relatively hard to hit. It also had a pair of front mounted dual-barrel blasters to clear out infantry or for anti-personnel hit-and-run missions. Larger and more protected than the Bike Aggressive Reconnaissance Speeder (BARC Speeder), it was a powerful force in the battlefield, often used against Tank Droids. After the Clone War, the Swamp Speeder ISP faded into legend, along with the Old Republic and the Jedi. Opening logo to the Star Wars films Star Wars is a science fantasy saga and fictional galaxy created by writer / producer / director George Lucas during the 1970s. ... A privately-owned speeder on display at a model railroad show in February 2004. ...


Other Variants

In The Phantom Menace, Darth Maul uses a Sith Bloodfin Speeder ("sky scooter") to chase down Qui-Gon Jinn on Tatooine. In Attack of the Clones, Count Dooku flees to his secret hangar on a Geonosian Patrol Swoop Bike. Film poster for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace is a 1999 film by George Lucas starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, and Jake Lloyd. ... Darth Maul is a fictional character (of Sith affiliation) in the Star Wars universe. ... Emperor Palpatine (left) and Darth Vader (right), two of the most well-known Sith Lords of the Star Wars series Within the fictional Star Wars universe, the term Sith is used to describe two separate but related groups. ... Qui-Gon Jinn (92 – 32 BBY) was a Jedi Master character in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... In George Lucass Star Wars saga, Tatooine is the home planet of the Skywalker family, the setting for much of the action in the sagas films (as well as several of the novels and other pieces of written fiction) and one of the most iconic Star Wars planets. ... Film poster for Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) is the fifth Star Wars science fiction movie released and the second part of the prequel trilogy which began with Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. ... Count Dooku (also known as Darth Tyranus) is a fictional character from the Star Wars universe. ... Spoiler warning: // The Falleen are a scaled, cold-blooded, reptilian humanoid species with pigmentation that varies with mood, known to be as long lived as the Hutts (the Falleen have an average lifespan of 250 Standard Years) who inhabit and originate from the planet Falleen. ...



Vehicles of the Galactic Empire
Entries in italics denote vehicles from the Expanded Universe
Ground vehicles
AT-ST | AT-AT | AT-TE | 74-Z Speeder Bike | Juggernaut | AT-PT | TIE crawler
Starfighters
TIE Fighter | TIE Interceptor | TIE Bomber | TIE Advanced x1 | TIE Avenger | TIE Defender | TIE/D fighter

TIE Hunter | TIE Phantom | Assault Gunboat | Missile Boat | Skipray Blastboat | A-9 Vigilance This article or section may need to be cleaned up and rewritten because it describes a work of fiction in a primarily in-universe style. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... All Terrain Scout Transports are bipedal war machines used by the Galactic Empire in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... The All Terrain Armored Transport (AT-AT), also called the Imperial Walker, was a major part of the Galactic Empires army in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... An AT-TE During the Battle of Geonosis The AT-TE walker is a fictional vehicle from the Star Wars saga. ... The HAVw A5 Juggernaut, sometimes nicknamed Rolling Slabs, is a vehicle from the fictional Star Wars universe. ... In the fictional Star Wars Expanded Universe, the AT-PT (All Terrain Personal Transport) is a single seat light anti-infantry walker developed and used during the latter years of the Old Republic era. ... In the fictional Star Wars Expanded Universe, the TIE Crawler (also known as the Century Tank) was a strange fusing of two vastly different vehicle types- the TIE Fighter, and the Juggernaught. ... Starfighter is a science fiction term used to describe relatively small, maneuverable manned spacecraft designed for military combat (cf starship). ... TIE Fighter, see X-wing computer game series. ... The TIE Interceptor, or T/I, a fictional starfighter in the Star Wars universe, is an improved version of the TIE fighter, that is identifiable by its bent-wing and arrow-shaped side wing panels, as distinct from the hexagonal ones on its predecessor craft. ... The TIE bomber, a spacecraft of the fictional Star Wars universe, is a larger, less maneuverable version of the TIE Fighter used for destroying larger Rebel ships and pinpoint planetary bombardment. ... The TIE/Advanced fighter, also known as the TIE Advanced x1 or Darth Vaders TIE Fighter, is a prototype starfighter in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... In the Star Wars Expanded Universe, the TIE Avenger was the production model based on Darth Vaders TIE Advanced x1 prototype. ... The TIE Defender is a fictional starfighter that appears in the Star Wars Expanded Universe, including several games in the X-wing computer game series and a few Star Wars novels. ... In the Star Wars Expanded Universe, a Droid TIE fighter or TIE/D fighter is a vehicle used by the Galactic Empire. ... The TIE Hunter is a fictional Star Wars starfighter from the Expanded Universe. ... Image: http://i19. ... In the fictional Star Wars saga, the Alpha-class Xg-1 Star Wing Assault Gunboat is a Imperial starfighter constructed by Cyngus Spaceworks. ... In the fictional Star Wars Expanded Universe, the XM-1 Novawing, commonly known as the Missile Boat was an Imperial starfighter built by Cygnus Spaceworks that was rushed into service to counter Grand Admiral Zaarins TIE Defenders. ... Skipray Blastboat in flight configuration (Illustration) The Sienar Fleet Systems GAT-12h Skipray Blastboat is a fictional starship in the Star Wars Universe. ... A-9 Vigilance Interceptors on patrol. ...

Capital ships
Star Destroyer | Super Star Destroyer | Executor | Nebulon-B Frigate | Corellian Corvette

Lancer-Class Frigate | Interdictor Cruiser | Carrack-Class Light Cruiser The capital ships of a navy are its important warships; the ones with the heaviest firepower and armor. ... A group of Imperial Star Destroyers. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Star Dreadnought Executor, commonly referred to as a Super Star Destroyer, was the personal flagship of Darth Vader. ... The Nebulon-B Frigate is a starship from the fictional Star Wars universe, and it has also been known as the Escort Frigate, Medical Frigate, or Rebel Cruiser (in the Star Wars Essential Guide to Vessels and Vehicles). ... Rear view The Corellian Corvette, also known as the Rebel Blockade Runner or simply Blockade Runner, is a ship from the fictional Star Wars universe. ... Lancer-Class Frigates are combat spaceships in the Star Wars fictional universe, appearing in the Expanded Universe of novels and computer games. ... An Interdictor Cruiser is a starship from the fictional Star Wars Expanded universe capable of interfering with hyperspace travel with gravity wells. ... The Carrack-class Light Cruiser is a starship from the fictional Star Wars Expanded Universe. ...

Other
Lambda-class shuttle | Death Star | Walker Dropship | World Devastator | Sun Crusher
See also
Star Wars air vehicles | Star Wars aquatic vehicles | Star Wars ground vehicles | Star Wars starfighters | Star Wars support craft

List of vehicles | List of minor vehicles The Lambda-class shuttle Tyderium In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Lambda-class shuttle is a standard light utility aerospacecraft in use throughout the Imperial Navy. ... The Death Star was an enormous military battle station in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... In the fictional Star Wars, the Walker Dropship or the Y-85 Titan dropship and AT Barge was an important vehicle used to deploy AT-ATs and AT-STs into planetary systems. ... World Devastators In the fictional Star Wars Expanded Universe, World Devastators were gigantic machines with strong tractor beams attached to them, employed by Emperor Palpatines clones in which his spirit inhabited. ... Diagram of the Sun Crusher The Sun Crusher is a prototype superweapon from the Star Wars universe. ... The following is a list of fictional Star Wars air vehicles, including floaters, skyhoppers, and airspeeders. ... The following is a list of fictional Star Wars aquatic vehicles. ... The following is a list of fictional Star Wars ground vehicles, including tanks, landspeeders, and assault units. ... The following is a merged list of fictional Star Wars starfighters. ... The following is a list of fictional Star Wars assault gunboats, dropships, shuttles, space transports, and other support spaceships. ... This article is about minor vehicles in the fictional Star Wars universe. ...


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74-Z speeder bike - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki - A Wikia wiki (407 words)
The 74-Z speeder bike, sometimes referred to as the Imperial speeder bike due to its use by stormtroopers of the Galactic Empire, was a speeder bike manufactured by Aratech Repulsor Company used for reconnaissance purposes, as well as rapid transportation in combat zones.
On the forest moon of Endor, Imperial scout troopers engaged in a vicious speeder bike chase with Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa.
These speeder bikes were meant to be shown during the Battle of Geonosis in Attack of the Clones, but their scenes were cut at the animatics stage.
Speeder bike - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (855 words)
The 74-Z Speeder Bike army speeder bikes were used by the Old Republic, Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance, for reconnaissance and rapid transportation in combat zones.
Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia engage in a speeder bike chase with the scout troopers.
The Lancer speeders were used at the Battle of Muunilist, where they were engaged in battle against a contingent of IG Lancer droids led by the bounty hunter Durge.
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